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Highbury host successful Gledhill Cup final

9 May 2019

Club News

Highbury host successful Gledhill Cup final

9 May 2019

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Fleetwood Town’s first ever Gledhill Cup final took place at Highbury last night and it was a sight to see.

The cup – which is sponsored by the Gledhill group of companies – swapped locations to Fleetwood this season and we have had resounding feedback from people at the event.

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Last years final was repeated as Eleven Sports Media took on Highfield Social on Wednesday night. In the previous meeting, ESM came out 5-2 winners and they were looking to keep hold of the trophy for another year.

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The game started well for them as Lewis Cook opened the scoring, after heading in a corner early on. Luke Smith added a second just before half-time and it was a strike from distance that will stick in the memory for a long time.

In the second half, Highfield tried to come back into the game, but it was an Aron Fleming brace, and one from Jordan Finlayson, that secured the 5-0 win and the title for the second year in a row.

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Overall, it was a great night for everyone who was at Highbury. We hope to see you back here next year!


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